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The military information for each veteran has been taken from "Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865" for soldiers serving from Michigan. Non-Michigan veteran military information has been taken from the Adjutant General's Reports for their respective states or compiled information from other official sources. All other information has been obtained from sources deemed accurate and reliable.

** Denotes a calculated birth date.

Ebo, Peter H.  Cemetery: Romeo - Romeo
Born:  March 2, 1831 (NY)  Died: March 19, 1910 (79y,17d)
Enlisted in Company F, First Colored Michigan Infantry, March 6, 1865, at Armada, for 1 year, age 34. Mustered March 6, 1865. Joined regiment at Georgetown, South Carolina, April 26, 1865. Mustered out at Charleston, South Carolina, September 30, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 12/23/1886, Application 591852.
Widow (Julia A.) filed request 3/24/1910, Application 938643.
No state specified by veteran, Widow filed from Michigan.

Researchers Note: According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from rheumatism which developed during his service in the Civil War.

Eggleston, Ellery L.  Cemetery: Romeo - Romeo
Born:  1840 (NY)  Died: January 9, 1863
Washington. Enlisted in Company B, Twenty-second Michigan Infantry, August 9, 1862, at Romeo, for 3 years, age 22. Mustered August 14, 1862. Died of disease at Lexington, Kentucky, January 9, 1863.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: No pension record found.

Researchers Note: According to the Civil War diary of Capt. Alonzo M. Keeler, this veteran's remains were returned home for burial. (3/4/06)

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Engel, Frederick  Cemetery: Romeo - Romeo
Born:  February 2, 1829 (GER)  Died: March 29, 1923
Romeo. Enlisted in Company E, Fifth Michigan Cavalry, as Corporal, August 22, 1862, at Armada, for 3 years, age 33. Mustered August 27, 1862. Honorably discharged at Detroit, Michigan, December 4, 1862.
Enlistment Rank: Corporal.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 8/9/1890, Application 880767.
Veteran filed from Michigan.


Researchers Note: "Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865" lists this veteran's name as Frederick Engel. On his headstone it is spelled Fredrick Engel.

Researchers Note: The headstone for this veteran lists his date of death as March 29, 1923. Volume B of the Indigent Soldiers Burial Report lists his date of death as March 30, 1923. This discrepancy has not been resolved as of yet.

Egbert, Daniel  Cemetery: Willowgrove - Richmond Twp.
Born:  July 22, 1831 (NY)  Died: February 8, 1915 (83y,6m,17d)
Enlisted in Company F, First Michigan Colored Infantry, March 6, 1865, at Armada, for 1 year, age 32. Mustered March 6, 1865. Joined regiment at Georgetown, South Carolina, April 26, 1865. Mustered out at Charleston, South Carolina, September 30, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 1/6/1888, Application 604605.
Widow (Hattie) filed request 2/13/1915, Application 1041704.
Both requests filed from Michigan.

Elevier, Edward  Cemetery: Willowgrove - Richmond Twp.
Born:  December 18, 1833 (CAN)  Died: December 10, 1920 (86y,11m,22d)
Enlisted in Company B, Thirtieth Michigan Infantry, December 3, 1864, at Richmond, for 1 year, age 30. Mustered December 7, 1864. Mustered out at Detroit, Michigan, June 30, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 1/31/1896, Application 1173782
Veteran filed from Michigan.

Researchers Note: This veteran's surname is listed as Elivere in the pension index.

Eastman, Frederick R.  Cemetery:  Clinton Grove - Mt. Clemens
Born:  August 28, 1841 (MI)  Died:  October 22, 1914 (73y,1m,24d)
Researchers Note: Enlisted in Company B, Second Pennsylvania Cavalry, August 10, 1863, as Second Lieutenant. Mustered August 10, 1863. Prisoner at Saint Mary's Church, Virginia, July 24, 1864. First Lieutenant, October 16, 1864. Not mustered. Discharged December 19, 1864. After the War he lived in Mt. Clemens, Michigan.
Enlistment Rank:  Second Lieutenant. Promoted First Lieutenant.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 11/21/1907, Application 1362091.
Veteran filed from Michigan.

Researchers Note:  According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran was a paroled prisoner, not exchanged.

Eckert, Adolph Sr.  Cemetery:  Clinton Grove - Mt. Clemens
Born:  June 12, 1838 (GER)  Died:  July 11, 1907
Enlisted in Company E, Twenty-second Michigan Infantry, September 30, 1864, at Pontiac, for 1 year, age 28. Mustered September 30, 1864. Joined regiment at Chattanooga, Tennessee, January 20, 1865. Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, June 26, 1865. Present residence, Mt. Clemens, Michigan.
Enlistment Rank:  Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 8/21/1890, Application 923856.
Widow (Marie) filed request 8/24/1907, Application 873561.
Both requests filed from Michigan.

Eastman, Arthur R.  Cemetery:  Clinton Grove - Mt. Clemens
Born:  June 17, 1845 (MI) **  Died:  September 26, 1915 (72y,3m,9d)

Macomb County. Enlisted in Company I, Ninth Michigan Infantry, as Drummer, August 15, 1861, at Mt. Clemens, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered October 15, 1861. Taken prisoner at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, July 13, 1862. Paroled. No further record.

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Mt. Clemens. Entered service in Company D, Eighth Michigan Cavalry, at organization, as First Lieutenant, October 18, 1862, at Mt. Clemens, for 3 years, age 20. Commissioned November 1, 1862. Mustered January 20, 1863. Wounded in action October 26, 1863. Resigned on account of disability, February 9, 1865.

Enlistment Rank:  Drummer (9th Mich. Inf.) / First Lieutenant (8th Mich. Cav.).
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 4/1/1865, Application 64868.
No state specified by veteran.

Researchers Note:  The name on this pension application is Arthur W. Eastman, however, after extensive research, in our opinion this is the same man. The pension application for this veteran indicates service in Company I, Ninth Michigan Infantry, and Company D, Eighth Michigan Cavalry. To that end, the record of this veteran's service in the Eighth Michigan Cavalry, which is listed under Arthur W. Eastman, is included.

Edgerly, Henry Clay  Cemetery:  Clinton Grove - Mt. Clemens
Born:  May 25, 1829 (MI)  Died:  May 1, 1901
Mt. Clemens. Entered service in Company B, Fifth Michigan Infantry, at organization, as Second Lieutenant, June 19, 1861, age 30. Commissioned June 19, 1861. Mustered August 28, 1861. Promoted First Lieutenant, Company A, June 1, 1862. Wounded in action at Charles City Cross Roads, Virginia, June 30, 1862. Resigned December 20, 1862. Commissioned Major, Eighth Michigan Cavalry, at organization, November 17, 1862. Mustered January 20, 1863. Resigned on account of disability January 8, 1865.
Enlistment Rank:  Second Lieutenant.  Promoted to First Lieutenant.  Promoted to Major.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 7/8/1889, Application 296706.
Widow (Cordelia) filed request 2/17/1904, Application 800019.
No state specified by veteran, widow filed from Ohio.


Researchers Note:  There was also a contesting widow, Pearl (Ward) Edgerly, who filed for pension, however, this was disallowed as they were never legally married.

Researchers Note:  According to the pension file for this veteran, he died in Topeka, Kansas, and the affidavit of the undertaker states that he was buried in the Topeka Cemetery. Whether he was re-interred from Topeka, Kansas, to Clinton Grove has not been established. He is listed in the Clinton Grove burial listing as being in Clinton Grove Cemetery.

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Engelman, Hieronyneus  Cemetery:  St. Clement - Centerline
Born:  November, 1844 (GER)  Died:  March 6, 1918 (75y)
Enlisted in Company I, (reorganized) Third Michigan Infantry, April 4, 1865, at Pontiac, for 1 year, age 20. Mustered April 4, 1865. Discharged at expiration of term of service at San Antonio, Texas, March 25, 1866.
Enlistment Rank:  Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 7/5/1890, Application 788208.
Widow (Margaret) filed request 3/22/1918, Application 1117431.
Both requests filed from Michigan.


Researchers Note:  This veteran is listed as Roney Engleman in the "Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865".

Researchers Note:  According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from rheumatism as a result of service in the Civil War.

Eckstein, Frederick  Cemetery:  Warren Union - Warren
Born:  July 3, 1810 (Saxony)  Died:  November 12, 1890
Detroit. Enlisted in Battery H, (First Michigan Light Artillery), October 21, 1861, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 44. Mustered December 24, 1861. Discharged for disability at New Madrid, Missouri, August, 1862.
Enlistment Rank:  Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 1/14/1887, Application 593668.
Widow (Mary) filed request 1/28/1891, Application 426569.
No state specified by veteran, widow filed from Michigan.


Researchers Note:  The "Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865" lists this veteran's surname as Extine. The pension record is under the surname of Eckstein.

Researchers Note:  The pension record for this veteran also indicates service in Co. A, Second Veteran Reserve Corps.

 

 

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